40 U.S. Code § 5105 - Assistance to authorities by Capitol employees

§ 5105.
Assistance to authorities by Capitol employees

Each individual employed in the service of the Federal Government in the United States Capitol or within the United States Capitol Grounds shall prevent, as far as may be in the individual’s power, a violation of a provision of this chapter or section 9, 9A, 9B, 9C, or 14 of the Act of July 31, 1946 (ch. 707, 60 Stat. 719, 720), and shall aid the police in securing the arrest and conviction of the individual violating the provision.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



July 31, 1946, ch. 707, § 10, 60 Stat. 719.

The words “by information or otherwise” are omitted as unnecessary.

References in Text

Sections 9, 9A, 9B, 9C, and 14 of the Act of July 31, 1946, referred to in text, are classified to sections 1961, 1966, 1967, 1922, and 1969, respectively, of Title 2, The Congress.


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